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Subject: Re: MessageID's
From: Wietse Venema (wietseporcupine.org)
Date: Sun Dec 10 2000 - 07:33:36 CST

Postfix adds a message-id header when mail doesn't have one.

The message-id value is always of the form:


Therefore, it is easy to find out which machine added the
message-id, because its name is listed there.


Nils Vogels:
> Hi there!
> I'm in the process of moving my host from domain A to domain B and I hae a
> small problem.
> All has been moved to the new domain, but.. when Postfix adds a messageid for
> locally inserted mails, it strangely adds <unique-stringhost.domainA.com>
> instead of <unique-stringhost.domainB.com>
> I figured it might have been some resolving problem, so I checked all forward
> and reversed DNSses, but that wasnt it.
> The FDQN of the new host has been changed to host.domainB.com by now, and my
> old domain shouldn't be anywhere on the box anymore, except for an entry in
> $mydestination, for delivery of old mail.
> I've spent hours looking for this, so I figure there is something simple I'm
> overlooking.. Does any of the list-members have an idea ?
> Thnx in advance,
> Nils.
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